Students of XI & XII of Jiribam Govt Higher Secondary School & Borobekra Govt. Secondary School have been deprived of their regular classes since Nov. 9 due to the ongoing cease work strike contract Lecturers.
Against the ongoing strike, Jiribam Higher Secondary Student Union had launched agitation & protest by even staging sit-in-protest in front of the schools by displaying placard - “Provide us sufficient Teacher” & “We want to attend and have regular class” for two days. On Nov. 16, the student Union gate was locked; but union still continue the agitation by going publicity campaign using loud speaker in whole area of Jiribam announcing that the Jiribam Higher Secondary School student union locked door will be open on 30 Nov. For filling forms if the upcoming in the interest of COSEM & BOSEM exam. Other student’s organisation AMSU, MSF, DESAM & KSA also appealed to the Govt & the AJICLA to bring resolution in the interest of the future academic career of Jiribam students.
Mention may be made that AJICLA had already given memorandum to the concerned authority to provide Job security & regularisation for the teacher who has been working for around 20 yrs, as part time/contract lecturer; but no response was given by the Govt till today. In a special sitting it was resolved by AJICLA that the contact lecturer will cease working in the school until Govt give the response and AJICLA also stated that sub-division Jiribam 222km away from Imphal city doesn’t hence sufficient no of regular lecturer, Borobekra Govt Higher Secondary School lecturer are all contact lecturers and in jiribam Govt. higher Secondary School only 5 regular lecturer are provided by the Govt.